100-Years-Ago

Thursday, April 16, 1914 Sheriff L. S. Cochran, in driving his team hitched to a buggy past the residence of H. S. Rucker, Thursday morning, the pole dropped down which frightened the horses, and they bolted and making the turn up Jury Street upset the buggy, throwing the sheriff and Frank Sparks out, and running on up the street. The buggy was completely More...

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By Greg Hamons On Thursday, April 17th, 2014

WVU Extension

Pocahontas County 4-H & FFA Livestock Quality Assurance Training As part of a new requirement by the state 4-H and FFA organizations all youth with Beef, Dairy, Swine, Sheep, Poultry or Rabbit projects are More...

By Vicky Terry On Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Library Lines

The beautiful weather this past weekend has inspired me to not only do some spring cleaning, but also to start thinking about summer. If you are a parent with a school-age child, you know that summer is a welcome More...

By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Flood insurance relief becomes law

Senator Joe Manchin wrote a letter to Marlinton Mayor Joe Smith with good news – on March 21, President Barack Obama signed into law the Homeowners Flood Insurance Affordability Act. Senator Manchin and Congressman More...

By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

PCHS teacher accused of sexual assault

State Police charged a Pocahontas County High School vocational-agriculture teacher with three felony counts of sexual abuse by a guardian, after a former student accused the teacher of engaging in sexual relations More...

Mark Poore, left, and his son, Keith, received awards at the 54th Annual West Virginia Governor’s Cup at Timberline Four Seasons Resort in Davis. Keith won both events in the Governor’s Cup and got first place overall in the competition. Mark was awarded the Anita and Bob Barton Award in recognition of his dedication to the promotion of skiing in West Virginia. Photo courtesy of Mark Poore
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Poores win high honors at WV Governor’s Cup

Mark Poore, left, and his son, Keith, received awards at the 54th Annual West Virginia Governor’s Cup at Timberline Four Seasons Resort in Davis. Keith won both events in the Governor’s Cup and got first place More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Virginia poet leads writing workshop at Hillsboro Library

As part of the New Voices Writing Workshop series sponsored by High Rocks, Virginia poet Erica Weaver led a poetry workshop Saturday at the Hillsboro Public Library. Weaver guided the workshop attendees through More...